The best advice to keep your feet in great shape this summer. Toenails After a winter spent in slippers and shoes, our toenails may have been under pressure, or simply allowed to grow too long as they have been out of sight. Trim carefully following the shape of your toe, and file sharp corners […]
We have all had a cough at some time. It’s annoying, uncomfortable, and can stop you from doing things you love. A cough can sap your energy, and lay you low for weeks. coughs are annoying Eventually when things are not improving you decide to get some help for your cough. Your local pharmacy will […]
Ingrowing toenails Closed in footwear and thick socks can mean much less room for your toes. This extra pressure sometimes means that your toenails dig in to the skin and become painful or even worse. Infected and bleeding toenails require careful treatment to remove the offending piece of nail and allow the skin to heal. […]
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It’s the first week back at school, and after a summer of running around on holidays, your children’s feet are back into shoes all day. You might have gone to the best shoe shop and had the shoes fitted properly, but they still can have some hotspots and blisters whilst the feet toughen up. Blister […]
Last year I was involved as a volunteer at the Invictus Games in Sydney. For those that don’t know, the Games are an international sporting event for people who became injured or sick whilst serving in the Defence Forces. There were about 500 competitors from 18 different countries. The events are categorised as Adaptive Sports, […]
In our unique climate and country we have some foot problems that are more common than the rest of the world. Here are a few to think about this Aussie Feet Day.
The factors we consider when providing orthotics are the amount of support or correction required, the structures that we are focussing on, and the type of cushioning or protection that will be most comfortable.
Technology It sometimes seems that techniques that we use have not changed much during my 30 years of practice. It is similar with other areas of medicine and surgery, where lower limb amputation techniques have not changed much in 100 years, and the idea of bionic feet was something we saw on TV in the […]